Mysterious Night | Deep black Rare Vintage Takashimaya Japanese dress
Is it possible to have found a gem by the Japanese departmental giant, Takashimaya? Did you know that Takashimaya’s origins date back to Japan in 1831, when the first shop to sell kimonos opened in Kyoto.
The tag on this black beauty says "Hi-land For Ladies. Takashimaya". The material is luxurious but soft and flowy, with the most perfect plastic buttons shaped to take after an embroidered fabric buttons along the asymmetric ruffled front. Trimmed with sleek dark satin.
*Hat, shoes and bag: Stylist's own.
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Best fits a: M - L
Shoulder: 14.5in (37.5cm)
Waist: 13- 17.5in (33.5 - 45cm). Elastic waist with 2 belt loops at the sides.
Hips: 20in (51.5cm)
Top length:16in (41cm)
Total Length: 43in (110cm) Collar: 6in (16cm)
Sleeves: 11in (28.5cm)
Material: Not stated. Probably polyester mix.
Tag: Hi-Land for Ladies. Takashimaya.
Lining: Fully lined.